Advancing Renewables in Developing Countries

The IRENA/ADFD Project Facility represents a partnership between the two key organisations to promote renewable energy in developing countries. This report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) reviews concrete progress over the first five years of their joint facility to finance such projects.

  • January 2019
  • |
  • Off-grid for Energy Access, Finance & Investment
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Maldives, Mali

Sustainable harvest: Bioenergy potential from agroforestry and nitrogen-fixing wood crops in Africa

This study aims to estimate the potential for sustainable bioenergy production in Africa through such systems, based on the evaluation of yields for 15 short-rotation woody crops.

  • January 2019
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Algeria, Angola

Planning and prospects for renewable power: West Africa

Low-cost renewable energy, especially from solar photovoltaic (PV) installations, has become an increasingly important part of West Africa’s electricity supply. This report outlines three broad scenarios for the growth of renewables in the region’s power systems, particularly in relation to key national and regional targets.

  • November 2018
  • |
  • Power
  • |
  • English, French
  • |
  • Benin, Cote D'Ivoire

Africa 2030: Roadmap for a Renewable Energy Future

African countries need to meet fast-growing energy demand and extend modern energy services to more communities while also improving people’s health and ensuring long-term sustainability. The continent could meet nearly a quarter of its energy needs through the use of indigenous, clean, renewable energy by 2030, according to this report by the International Renewable...

  • October 2015
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Algeria, Angola

A World of Renewables

The Global Atlas for Renewable Energy (Global Atlas) aims to close the gap between countries with access to the datasets, expertise and financial support to evaluate their renewable energy potential, and those lacking such elements. As of January 2015, a total of 67 countries and more than 50 institutes and partners were contributing to the initiative, which is coordinated by...

  • February 2015
  • |
  • Energy Transition
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Tunisia, Australia

Renewable Energy Country Profiles for Africa

This collection of country profiles takes stock of the latest developments in renewables at a country level around Africa.

  • November 2011
  • |
  • Statistics
  • |
  • English
  • |
  • Algeria, Angola